Marco Pfeiffer

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Institution/Organization: Universidad de Chile

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Keyword(s) of Area of Expertise: Soil Science; Pedology; Geomorphology; Soil Geography


Marco Pfeiffer holds a Bachelor in Agronomy and a Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Chile, along with a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Soil Science and Engineering at the University of Chile. His research interest is understanding the environmental factors that explain the spatial and temporal distribution of soils, as well as to understand how this variability of soils creates an array of different interactions between soils and the other spheres of planet Earth.